Topic: Confidence in God [DCLM Daily Manna 16 March 2019 Daily Devotional by Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi]
Text: Isaiah 8:9-22 (KJV)
Key Verse: “Take counsel together, and it shall come to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us” (Isaiah 8:10).
D.L. Moody once said, “Trust in yourself, and you are doomed to disappointment; trust in your friends, and they will die and leave you; trust in money, and you may have it taken from you; trust in reputation, and some slanderous tongue may blast it; but trust in God, and you are never to be confounded in time or eternity”.
In our passage today, the Lord sent Isaiah to reassure Judah that the conspiracy of Israel with Syria against her would fail. He therefore wanted Judah to repose confidence in Him as Saviour and Lord. Judah should not fear the confederacy against her because He has raised Isaiah and his sons up for signs and wonders. Isaiah stated further that Judah must not seek any other God or help from familiar spirits. She must trust the Lord alone and not allow any contrary counsel or opinion to turn her away from Him.
It is not the desire of God for His children to live in fear of the enemy. In spite of the various threats and fear-generating situations around today, we must be confident and hopeful. He wants us to have confidence in Him and trust His word in every situation. To gain confidence in Him, we must “Bind up the testimony, seal the law among [His] disciples”. Our confidence in the word of God must be resolute and sound.
Whatever the devil may bring on your way today has been covered by the promise of the Lord. He has promised to deliver you. He delivered His people who waited on Him. And He will still deliver His children who trust and believe His word continually. As you go out in the confidence he has given in His word today, you can be sure that He will take care of you and save you completely.
Thought For The Day: God is greater than any challenge in the path of the redeemed.
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DCLM Daily Manna was written by Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi; is the founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church situated at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria.
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